litening addition \n spectator removes an ace or a two face down, then a three or a four and so on, total of added values is divined \n bob hummer \n litening addition \n bob hummer \n latest addition \n steve beam \n atomic weight \n steve beam \n card at any sum \n ryan schlutz \n no weigh! \n ryan schlutz \n colors by the numbers no. 1 \n ellison poland \n an oddity \n george sands \n the hummer addition principle \n bob farmer \n litening addition \n bob hummer
1940
halfadozen hummers
Bob Hummer

LiteNing Addition

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1940


5



an oddity \n paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator, see 2022 reference for credit information \n george sands \n doubling down \n steve beam \n litening addition \n bob hummer \n an oddity \n george sands
1954
the new phoenix
George Sands

An Oddity

Related toAlso published here

July 1954


50



the new math miracle \n six cards with numbers on both sides in envelopes, shuffled and turned over by spectator, total is divined \n larry becker \n hummer's poker chip baffle \n bob hummer
1978
world of super mentalism
Larry Becker

The New Math Miracle

Inspired by

1978


29



numeralohgee \n using number cards \n amazing james randi \n shigeo futagawa \n cardputer \n alex east \n lucky you \n michał kociołek \n e.s.p. hummer \n bob farmer
1979
apocalypse
Amazing James Randi, Shigeo Futagawa

Numeralohgee

Related toVariations

June 1979


205



number cards routine \n four cards with numbers on both sides, three phase \n nick trost \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa
1979
closeup mentalism
Nick Trost

Number Cards Routine

Related to

1979


10



litening addition \n spectator removes an ace or a two face down, then a three or a four and so on, total of added values is divined (1940) \n bob hummer \n litening addition \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

LiteNing Addition

Also published here

1980


10



cardputer \n using number cards, numbers on both sides \n alex east \n numeralohgee \n amazing james randi \n shigeo futagawa \n musical \n alex east
1982
spellbinder
Alex East

Cardputer

Inspired byRelated to

June 1982


264



musical \n song prediction \n alex east \n cardputer \n alex east \n the musical deck \n alex east
1982
spellbinder
Alex East

Musical

Related to

Dec. 1982


380



stunumbers \n no. 17, some small numbers added, total predicted, using number cards, for credit information see "future choice" reference \n shigeo futagawa \n urban legends \n karl fulves \n future choice \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n lucky you \n michał kociołek \n eine verblüffende prophezeiung \n shigeo futagawa \n number divination \n jeff pierce \n stunumbers \n bob farmer \n jelly bean estimator \n michael weber \n tim trono \n real secrets team \n number cards routine \n nick trost \n a sense of freedom \n peter duffie
1983
selfworking number magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Stunumbers

Related toVariations

1983


27



stargazer \n horoscope chosen with counters with number on them, reading is predicted \n david britland
1986
psychomancy
David Britland

StarGazer

1986


35



colors by the numbers no. 1 \n six colored chips with numbers turned over by spectator, orientation and number of a hidden chip divined \n ellison poland \n litening addition \n bob hummer \n heads or tails? \n unknown \n walter b. gibson \n colors by the numbers no. 2 \n ellison poland
1994
wonderful routines of magic — the second addendum
Ellison Poland

Colors By The Numbers No. 1

Inspired byRelated toVariations

1994


64



colors by the numbers no. 2 \n six colored cards with numbers turned over by spectator and inserted in envelopes, numbers divined \n ellison poland \n colors by the numbers no. 1 \n ellison poland
1994
wonderful routines of magic — the second addendum
Ellison Poland

Colors By The Numbers No. 2

Inspired by

1994


71



a shade inexplicable \n cards numbered in red from one to eight on one side and in black on the other side, total of some numbers divined with remaining cards \n peter duffie \n principles and deceptions \n peter duffie
1994
wonderful routines of magic — the second addendum
Peter Duffie

A Shade Inexplicable

Inspired by

1994


78



the diary \n forcing the 14th or 22nd of a month, card predicted, using stunumber force with four blank cards that have numbers on both sides \n peter duffie
1995
magic
Peter Duffie

The Diary

Sep. 1995


66



eine verblüffende prophezeiung \n numbers on both sides of four papers, a total is predicted \n shigeo futagawa \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa
2000
intermagic
Shigeo Futagawa

Eine verblüffende Prophezeiung

Related to

2000


11



future choice \n five envelope with numbers on either side, added in some way by spectator, total predicted, repeat, see vol. 2 reference for credit information \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa \n "one to eight" (george sands, bill simon's mathematical magic, 1964) \n notes & corrections \n max maven
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Future Choice

Inspired by "One to Eight" (George Sands, Bill Simon's Mathematical Magic, 1964)
Related to

2003


73



whitewash \n esp deck, card chosen by adding some numbers on number cards, predicted, all others blank \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n "one to eight" (george sands, bill simon's mathematical magic, 1964)
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Whitewash

Inspired by "One to Eight" (George Sands, Bill Simon's Mathematical Magic, 1964)

2003


75



flexible choice \n number chosen with four backtoback pairs, credits george sands's "one to eight" principle (really the hummer addition principle) \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Flexible Choice

2003


60



the accidental diary \n sixteencard unicycle stack, credits george sands's "one to eight" principle (really hummer addition principle) \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n the 20/20 prediction \n nick trost
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

The Accidental Diary

Variations

2003


70



urban legends \n four urban legends and their opposite on cards along with eight numbers, some cards are turned over and numbers added, force for 47
 second method
 background \n karl fulves \n triout \n karl fulves \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa
2006
prolix
Karl Fulves

Urban Legends

Inspired byRelated to

2006


14



jelly bean estimator \n cards with various jelly beans on both sides, spectator turns some over, performer instantly knows sum of all visible jelly beans, repeat, then number is predicted \n michael weber \n tim trono \n real secrets team \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa
2012
real secrets
Michael Weber, Tim Trono, Real Secrets Team

Jelly Bean Estimator

Related to

Oct. 2012


1



doubling down \n using factory misprinted cards, the magician predicts the totals of the cards selected by the audience. \n steve beam \n an oddity \n george sands
2015
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 9
Steve Beam

Doubling Down

Related to

2015


214



card at any sum \n number cards in envelope, sum made of them, selection found at that position \n ryan schlutz \n card at any sum \n ryan schlutz \n rng \n ryan schlutz \n litening addition \n bob hummer \n rng \n ryan schlutz
2017
false anchors — volume two
Ryan Schlutz

Card at Any Sum

Related toVariationsAlso published here

2017


29



number divination \n numbers written on both sides of pieces of paper, sum made and divined, range force \n jeff pierce \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa
2017
false anchors — volume two
Jeff Pierce

Number Divination

Related to

2017


29



lucky you \n chosen card found at position established by sum of randomly chosen numbers written on pieces of paper, based on mathematical principle \n michał kociołek \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa \n numeralohgee \n amazing james randi \n shigeo futagawa \n hummer's poker chip baffle \n bob hummer
2019
plots & methods
Michał Kociołek

Lucky You

Inspired byRelated to

2019


18



card at any sum \n number cards in envelope, sum made of them, selection found at that position \n ryan schlutz \n card at any sum \n ryan schlutz
2020
false anchors
Ryan Schlutz

Card at Any Sum

Also published here

2020


61



latest addition \n spectator removes an ace or a two face down, then a three or a four and so on, total of added values is divined, several phases \n steve beam \n litening addition \n bob hummer \n atomic weight \n steve beam \n no weigh! \n ryan schlutz
2020
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 12
Steve Beam

Latest Addition

Inspired byVariations

2020


187



atomic weight \n same effect as latest addition, different method \n steve beam \n latest addition \n steve beam \n litening addition \n bob hummer
2020
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 12
Steve Beam

Atomic Weight

Inspired by

2020


191



rng \n "random number generator"
small card with numbers on both sides in a grid is torn, pieces tossed and the numbers showing are added, card at that position predicted \n ryan schlutz \n card at any sum \n ryan schlutz \n rng \n ryan schlutz
2020
false anchors — volume four
Ryan Schlutz

RNG

Inspired byAlso published here

2020


5



no weigh! \n unknown card pocketed, performer know number of cutoff cards, repeat, values of cards are divined via weighing, then number of pips in a packet (hummer) and missing card \n ryan schlutz \n litening addition \n bob hummer \n latest addition \n steve beam
2021
false anchors — volume five
Ryan Schlutz

No Weigh!

Inspired by

2021


29



introduction \n credit information \n bob farmer \n michael breggar's "flat dice" (marketed item)
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Farmer

Introduction

Related to Michael Breggar's "Flat Dice" (marketed item)

2022


1



any card at any hummer \n piles made on the table, one card chosen and cards assembled, from one pile the spectator chooses four cards, they are added up and the is found at that sum \n bob farmer
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Farmer

Any Card At Any Hummer

2022


2



the hummer addition principle \n discussion \n bob farmer \n litening addition \n bob hummer
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Farmer

The Hummer Addition Principle

Related to

2022


5



litening addition \n spectator removes an ace or a two face down, then a three or a four and so on, total of added values is divined \n bob hummer \n litening addition \n bob hummer
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Hummer

LiteNing Addition

Also published here

2022


8



another any card at any hummer \n number is generated by adding the card values on four doubleblank cards that have cards written on both sides
 the blomberg layout procedure (tomas blomberg) \n bob farmer
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Farmer

Another Any Card At Any Hummer

2022


9



an oddity \n paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator \n george sands \n an oddity \n george sands
2022
hummer's odyssey
George Sands

An Oddity

Also published here

2022


16



shigeo futagawa prediction \n four cards with numbers on both sides are mixed, total predicted \n shigeo futagawa \n fractal music, hypercards & more (martin gardner, 1991, p. 223)
2022
hummer's odyssey
Shigeo Futagawa

Shigeo Futagawa Prediction

Also published here Fractal Music, Hypercards & More (Martin Gardner, 1991, p. 223)

2022


18



stunumbers \n variation, some small numbers added, total predicted, using number cards \n bob farmer \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Farmer

Stunumbers

Inspired by

2022


20



e.s.p. hummer \n four cards with symbols with numerical values on both sides are in envelopes
 phase one (chosen symbol in envelope is divined)
 phase two (total of four sides predicted) \n bob farmer \n perplexing esp plaques \n larry becker \n numeralohgee \n amazing james randi \n shigeo futagawa
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Farmer

E.S.P. Hummer

Inspired by

2022


22



hummer sins and virtues \n seven cards with numbers on both sides (and virtues and sins), a total is added up and used to locate a sentence in a book which has been predicted \n bob farmer
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Farmer

Hummer Sins And Virtues

2022


28



astrologic hummer \n six doublesided zodiac sign cards with lucky cards
 phase one (value sum of the lucky cards in a random arrangement is divined)
 phase two (value sum is predicted this time)
 phase three (another value sum is predicted in an astrology book) \n bob farmer \n "optional oracle" (norm houghton, abra #839) \n the blomberg variation \n tomas blomberg
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Farmer

Astrologic Hummer

Related to "Optional Oracle" (Norm Houghton, Abra #839)
Variations

2022


32



the blomberg variation \n  phase three alternative
 the deck of cards ending (lucky card is cut to) \n tomas blomberg \n astrologic hummer \n bob farmer
2022
hummer's odyssey
Tomas Blomberg

The Blomberg Variation

Inspired by

2022


39



temptation \n number arrived at via numbered paper pieces, spectator arrives at "lust" in a list of sins \n juan tamariz \n "temptation" (juan tamariz, verbal magic, 2008)
2022
hummer's odyssey
Juan Tamariz

Temptation

Also published here "Temptation" (Juan Tamariz, Verbal Magic, 2008)

2022


40



hummer addition principle conclusions \n \n bob farmer
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Farmer

Hummer Addition Principle Conclusions

2022


41



naming the hummer principles \n \n bob farmer \n hummer's poker chip baffle \n bob hummer
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Farmer

Naming the Hummer Principles

Related to

2022


43



hummer ching \n i ching, divination of hidden number, then i ching reading prediction as magic square
 phase one: chinese numerology divination of a total
 phase two: predicting the future \n bob farmer
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Farmer

Hummer Ching

2022


1



rng \n "random number generator"
small card with numbers on both sides in a grid is torn, pieces tossed and the numbers showing are added, card at that position predicted
 additional handling
 further thoughts \n ryan schlutz \n rng \n ryan schlutz \n card at any sum \n ryan schlutz
2023
the hermit
Ryan Schlutz

RNG

Inspired byAlso published here

June 2023


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